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Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Posted: 04/07/2024

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Job no: 503121
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Athletics, Recreation
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Summary:
To assist Head Coach in day to day basketball related duties, practice organization, recruitment of student-athletes and their evaluation, oversee campus visitation procedures, maintenance and development of Division I program in the sport of basketball consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Mid-American Conference.

This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.


Duties/Physical Demands:
Participates in the administration and organization of the Men's Basketball program, to include:
  • Assist in planning, organizing and directing all activities involved with a Division I program
  • Identify student-athletes who qualify academically for admission to Miami
  • Maintain complete and accurate files of all recruits
  • Coordinate all underclass recruiting mailings.
  • Maintain contacts with high school coaches within the specified area of recruiting through letters and telephone
  • Observe prospective student-athlete's participation in competition
  • Visit high school students throughout the recruiting area on a regular basis
  • Attend summer basketball camps to evaluate talent
  • Scout upcoming opponents
  • Assist in game preparation plans and their implementation
  • Arrange scouting assignments with opponents
  • Coordinate facilities and participate in daily basketball practice. Teach basic skill fundamentals, develop strategy and team play
  • Assist in daily organizational ideas for the team
  • Advise and counsel current student-athletes with regard to academics. Organize and assign necessary tutoring help through the Office of Learning Assistance
  • Co-direct summer basketball camp and hire camp coaches
  • Assist in the supervision of summer camp
  • Correspond with high school coaches in order to maintain camp application numbers
  • Assist with equipment ordering
  • Work as a liaison with strength coach and team trainer. Assist with scheduling workouts and necessary team travel arrangements
  • Coordinate the hiring and organization of the managerial staff
  • Assist the head coach in conducting the basketball program in accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/practice seasons, monitoring eligibility of student-athletes in the program, successfully completing the annual NCAA certification test, and assisting in the education of student-athletes about NCAA rules
  • Maintaining knowledge and ensure compliance with NCAA, MAC and University rules and regulations
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Athletic Administration
  • Other duties assigned by Head Coach


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in recruiting, coaching and teaching basketball skills
  • Experience at the Division I level
  • Network of contact in primary recruiting areas
  • Understanding of the rules and policies of the NCAA
  • Master's Degree

Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and promote an inclusive work environment


Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.


EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 12 Apr 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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